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How do social relationships affect our biochemistry and health?

  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Episode topics: Lessons for loving and omega 3s.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Slowing Alzheimer’s disease by cleansing the brain of toxic proteins; also, new findings on a sweet-tooth hormone.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A simple saliva test of antibody levels may serve as a marker for general health.

Bought by WLPR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: African turquoise killifish male. , Credit: Ugau, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikipedia
Can super fast-paced fish reveal how humans could live longer?

  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Changes in diet and lifestyle as we age may affect the microbes living in our gut, and consequently, our health.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio essay that combines science, personal moments, and the wit and wisdom of four 100-year-old (and up) women.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
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Scientists are developing new strategies for making old neurons.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The common roots of chronic pain and tinnitus.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Melatonin could explain why MS symptoms change with the seasons.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kangaroos and humans use their forearms in similar ways., Credit: (Dan Armbrust/CC BY 2.0, via flickr
Kangaroos could inspire the design of better artificial joints.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Herman (L) and John Heyn
Herman Heyn tells his nephew, John, about spending almost three decades as a street corner astronomer, giving passers-by the chance to look through...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode topics: Gut health and kidney stones.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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First, in June of 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody to four-star general in the US Army: The first woman to ever achieve that r...

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, WCWP, KTSW 89.9, and KEDT


  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 5
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Dr. David Agus, one of the world's leading cancer physicians and researchers, chronicled innovative steps we can take to prevent illness and prolon...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
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First, society's pressure to be thin has morphed into a relentless cultural obsession with weight and body image. Harriet Brown has explores the id...

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio, KMXT, WCWP, KEDT, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 5
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Scientists are our modern day explorers… they populate lab benches, fume hoods, and field sites all over the world. And many times, their curiosit...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Paro the seal, charging by its electronic pacifier , Credit: Angela Johnston
At the Livermore Veteran’s Hospital, there are a few animals residents can see: wild turkeys that run around the grounds, rattlesnakes that hide ou...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: How old do you feel?, Credit: Helen M Bushe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mistyblue17/14398632876
People who feel younger than their chronological age are also less likely to die.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers make new inroads into preventing age-related diseases.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Both younger and older people can readily learn new information, but older people have a harder time filtering out irrelevant and distracting infor...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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First, the era of connectivity floods society with an unending barrage of information. However, there is only a limited capacity in the brain to re...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: Sept. 22-26, 2014. Named one of the world’s leading innovators in science and technology, decorated doctor and bestselling co-author,...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How the Spine Affects your Brain with Dr Shannon Parisi

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 16:37